News

Nov 10, 2017
In order to be compliant with the RESO standards as mandated by NAR, the following fields will be changing on November 22. Property type of Commercial will change to Commercial Sale Tenant Expenses - Electric will change to Electricty   State/Province - Other/Outside USA will be deleted   Owner Expenses - Electric will change to Electricity - Maintenance will change to Common Area Maintenance. New options of Exterior Maintenance,...
Oct 11, 2017
"...[R]eal estate professionals have reported an upswing in a particularly insidious wire scam.   A hacker will break into a licensee’s email account to obtain information about upcoming real estate transactions.  After monitoring the account to determine the likely timing of a close, the hacker will send an email to the buyer, posing either as the title company representative or as the licensee.  The fraudulent email will...
Sep 28, 2017
The Regulatory Boards Division of the Department of Commerce and Insurance has exciting news for you as a licensee of the Tennessee Real Estate Commission. Beginning today, your license can be printed directly from your home or office without extra cost. This convenience allows you to immediately have a copy of a new or renewed license once your application is approved. At this time, we are offering this program to licensees of the Accountancy...
Sep 27, 2017
Knoxville Area Association of REALTORS® Celebrates Grand Reopening Knoxville, TN – The Knoxville Area Association of REALTORS® (KAAR) hosted the ribbon cutting of its newly renovated building at 609 Weisgarber Rd on Monday, September 25 at 4:00 pm, facilitated by the Knoxville Chamber of Commerce. “This building was designed to serve the needs of our members, and it’s much better than we could have imagined.  We are proud...
Sep 25, 2017
At Friday's Grand Reopening 514 members cast ballots for the proposed bylaws amendments.  This surpassed the required member quorum by over 100 votes! All proposed bylaws amendments overwhelmingly passed. Here are the results: 1) Housekeeping 497-17 2) Continuing Education 410-104 3) Board Composition 427-86 4) Board Composition 425-88 5) Board Composition 430-83 6) Nominating Committee 385-129 7) Electronic Voting 499-15 8)...

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